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choices. in washington, emily schmidt, 9news now. >> now one u.s. official is telling emily schmidt there doesn't appear to be anything criminal in the e-mails between general allen and jill kelley. that person says kelley also did a lot of work with programs like wounded warriors which could account for some of the volume of e-mails and be real business. >>> update now on the breaking news from the top of our 5:00 hour. andrea mccarren is live in waldorf where the arrest of a couple in d.c. may have cracked a murder case. andrea? >> reporter: it did derek. in fact the metropolitan police department provided information here that helped crack a case in waldorf that just stunned the community. tonight, 17-year-old joshua mebane is accused of killing two people and critically injuring another. joshua mebane acted alone allegedly using is semiautomatic weapon when he gunned down a couple walking their dog on a waldorf footpath friday evening. 40-year-old teresa bass was murdered. her husband critically injured. this afternoon, the sheriff's department was able to tell him they had arre
this .ear outfielder received the rookie of the year award. for the a great honor washington nationals. it gives the organization some credibility. he is the guy. all expected he would be. rookie of the year. he was just a teenager. turned 20 in october. he is one of the youngest ever win this honor. he brought energy to the team immediately. with 22 home runs and 59 runs was one of the washington's successful season. he had a 340 average. a 477 slugging percentage. the national league rookie of year. i wantd,eech, this award. i want a world series. this is a great honor. also for the washington nationals. >> the accolades keep coming in for all the nationals. >> now we have this. the rest of the week, we will r of the year. >> thank you. next, theup controversy. a showdown over shopping. >> a taboo subject for many. an odd noise, a creek in the floor. that haveof things o believe ghosts exist. >> in today's world, the so- called zombi apocalypse blaze in the people's consciousness. museum. the it is a place that is the second haunted place in virginia. folks with me here are paranorma
for "go >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> while you are asleep, new developments developed in the sex tunnel involving cia director. overnight they searched the home of his mistress as you learn in other military official is being brought into the investigation. good morning. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynnÉ simpson. >> a wet start. some rain coming down. light rain, a little heavier up towards marten's fur in hagerstown. 81 is about the cut off. but it is going to stick with those were the better part of the morning before we cool off. you can see were the cold front lies. 43 in petersburg. 46 and culpeper. 48 in the district. our temperatures not budging a whole lot throughout the day. we will see rain. but threat to the afternoon we should try things up and see some sunshine. the cooler weather sticking around. more details in just a little bit. a first from the belfort furniture weather center we will see how traffic is moving. >> bayview we will take a look year. a lot of the road were cleared a lot of what pavement around the beltway no accid
. moderate rain in montgomery, howard, frederick, washington counties in maryland. that's going to pass off to the north and east of the metro area. light to moderate rain off and on for another couple of hours, at least through midmorning. it is below freezing ter the rain has stopped. western maryland, much of west virginia. locally, closer to washington from the shenandoah valley east to the bay, we're generally low to mid-40s. you need a winter coat and an umbrella. by 7:00 a.m., still in the mid-40s with the rain falling. should end by 9:00. by noon, chilly and breezy under a cloudy sky in the upper 40s: we'll be slowly'droi lly droppi down to the low 40s later this afternoon and into the evening as we begin to clear out. more details on the storm team 4 radar in ten minutes. now an up close look with traffic with danella. >>> first 4 traffic report, we're going to start in maryland. if you're traveling along rockville pike at old georgetown road, crass in that intersection blocking a few of your lanes. let's talk about the delays along i-95. a very wet commute. prince william parkway
on the job for now. in washington preparing for senate confirmation hearing that's been put on hold. meantime the fbi conducted a consensual search of broadwell's home. jill kelley's brother calls her the victim. >> she took issue with it. when she took issue, she didn't realize it was going to spark this storm. >> reporter: in washington congress wants to know why it took several days for them and the president to learn about petraeus. >> we need to focus on bigger issues. there was no national security breach. the fbi said it and i think that's the end of the story. >> reporter: lawmakers want to hear from petraeus not just on his affair but the investigation into the deaths in benghazi. back to the information about allen. it's important to note a senior official says allen did nothing inappropriate. the inspector general is investigating. >> tracie potts in washington. thank you. >>> general allen's boss, defense secretary leon panetta was the man in charge of the cia before petraeus. as tracie mentioned last night, speaking while aboard a flight to australia, panetta reacted to the petra
to the wash -- post deployment medical care. according to the washington guardian newspaper the obama administration has not made a decision in a timely fashion on whether or not vets will get their care. >> they're suffering through wounds physical and mental and the va system can't handle it all. >> i know as far as medical stability and things like that, veterans are looked at, they're scrutinized. this is i find totally offensive. >> recognize that the government does what they can to try to help the veterans, but they should also recognize there's more that they can do. >> apparently on i lot more. joining us now is john solomon -- a lot more. joining us now is john solomon. the toll is beginning to take. thanks for coming in. >> good to be here. >> give us an idea what the backlog was when the president took office and what it is now. >> about two years ago it was at 30% meaning 30% of veterans were waiting beyond 125 days to get a decision whether they would get benefit coverage. today it's at 68.1% and it's going to get bigger. >> it's doubled in size basically. what's went wr
front south and east of washington pushing across the bay out towards easton and the important feature is that the rain is generally right behind the front. temperatures have fallen into the 40s. it feels rather cool and raw out there this morning. we'll be dealing with the rain showers for the next several hours. it is light rain for the most part across the region. we have light rain anorthwest washington across much of the beltway here and out to the west is where the most moderate rain bands are. -- we have light rain in northwest washington. temperatures a good 25 degrees cooler than yesterday this afternoon. more details coming up in a minute. back to you. >>> our top story, former d.c. council chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday.
that your parents did? >> never. >> hello, it's midday here in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington. there's been a new twist to the sex scandal engulfing the american military top brass there. on friday, general david petraeus resigned as boss of the c.i.a. after it was revealed that he had been having an extra marital affair. now general john alan has been drawn into the scandal after what is being called inappropriate communications with a woman also linked to the affair. he has denied any wrong doing, but his application for a top nato job has been put on hold. >> there will be moments like this -- >> another top american commander, another career threatened. this time it's general john allen. he's in charge of u.s. forces in afghanistan, and he was about to be confirmed as the supreme allied commander europe. but he's now under investigation for alleged inappropriate communications. apparently tens of thousands of pages of emails and daments spanning the past two years with this woman, jill kelly. she's a volunteer with military families at the u.s. base in tampa, florida. but
continues. this morning general allen is in washington, d.c., preparing for his senate confirmation hearing. aides close to allen say he didn't find out about all this in the investigation until tonight and the general will still appear his meetings scheduled on the hill today. >>> and on the same topic this morning, the fbi will not say what it found at the home of the woman in the center of the david petraeus scandal. agents searched paula broadwell's home last night. they left with what appeared to be documents and paperwork. broadwell co-authored petraeus' biography. both of them admitted to having an affair that led to petraeus' resignation as head of the cia last week. and petraeus' friends and former colleagues saye was shocked to learn the fbi was looking into allegations broadwell sent threatening e-mails to another woman. the retired general insists his relationship with that woman was platonic even though broadwell apparently saw her as a romantic rival. meanwhile, the chair of the senate intelligence committee says she still plans to call petraeus to testify about the deadly att
official in washington, off three of whom corroborate the statements about the holding of terrorists. coincidentally or not, that 26 of october is the same day that to journalists for foreign policy magazine discovered classified documents detailing security concerns in benghazi. they found those documents lying on the floor of what remained of the u.s. consulate. that, three weeks after the fbi had finally made its way to benghazi to conduct an investigation, an investigation that took less than a day. there has been no explanation as to why the fbi left those classified state department papers on the ground. adding to the coincidences' c'mon the 26 of october, it was on that date that fox news cia operators on the ground in benghazi had asked for, and were denied help four times during the course of the 7-hour assault ambassador christopher stephens, foreign service officer sean smith and cia operatives tie ron woods and glendora the from both former seals were killed in a firefight that move from the cause led to the cia and makes a mile away. a cautionary note tonight, if i may.
this big this fast? bill kristol is influential with republicans in washington. i'm stunned with what i'm hearing? >> i almost fell out of my chair when boehner said revenues. the idea of increasing revenues. that's a central argument that we have been having over the last four years, and the very expensive i told you so i guess. if we're going to get to this problem, we have to deal with revenues, we can't just do it all on the spending side. >> jonathan capehart, there is bill kristol teaching republicans how to talk about this. but it does involve a word for word refutation of what they said in the past, that higher rates will kill the economy. there is bill kristol pointing out how we've done perfectly fine under higher rates in the past. >> what he's trying to get through to republicans, particularly the new class that came in in 2010, okay, you campaigned on all of these promises, but now it's time to govern and things have come to a standstill in washington over the last two years, and now with the fiscal cliff or fiscal curve coming, and the president being re-elected with more
washington." on your side. thatat would we do youtube. >> good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. thet will be slow going on road i am sure. we will check in with steve and a second. the weatheryou headlines. down as we coming speak and will continue through good part of the morning. get past the noon hour and that drive up and we thissee clearing afternoon. temperature-wise we are back below average. hope you enjoyed that 72 degrees yesterday afternoon. at doppler a look radar. you can see the rain is across the area. off to the west is worry heavier showers are. mostly white and moderate rain. at 9:00 a.m., 47 and rain. noon, 51 and may be a stray showers. your seven-day in just a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traffic. >> here we are on 395 at duke street. a what the roads are. delays for an accident free. overnight construction that was up run the beltway cleared moved in it. around the beltway, we are in good shape. 270.we are on you can see some of the road spray. still moving well. it will be slow past the exit for 109. in
over rain across the eastern shore. temperatures right now, a 47 in washington 39 in hagerstown, 47 at quantico. 20 degrees colder in washington 26 degrees colder in hagerstown. we will keep its cool and chill throughout the evening. the wins will diminish a bit, clear skies, frosty temperatures. >> east coast -- the man accused in the long list of assaults was expected to enter a guilty plea in prince william county. but he changed his mind when you went in front of the judge. >> he was set to plead guilty to five felony charges stemming from an incident in prince william county in 2009. when he did not follow through his defense attorney seemed genuinely surprised. the prosecution was not. [no audio] okay, karen thomas stood in court today and said that he did not -- aaron thomas stood in court today and said he did not know which was right or wrong. we did speak with the prosecution. the commonwealth's attorney said he was not surprised by this behavior. he said he had been acting erratically all long. this stems from an incident in 2009 when police say that thomas had abducted t
on a later date. in washington, greg bosswell. >> sent her threatening emails. warning her to stay is a away from petreas. that claim led to the fbi investigation that exposed petreas' extra marital affair are broadwell. ankle kelley is an unpaid liaison for florida. >> mcafee is reportedly wantedded for murder. they are looking for john mcafee, his believed neighbored grege fall was killed saturday night. mcafee is no longer connected to the sanity clara company. there are reports that after an 100 million-dollar sales of his company, he went to belize to live a life of guns, and violence. >>> the 29 million-dollar housing development features 25 single occupancy units and a medical clinic. veterans told us they are grateful. >> i have multiple sclerosis. but i still have a great desire to live with a little bit of grace and dignity. >> the china town community development -- >> in washington and around the nation. concern is growing tonight over the so-called fiscal cliff. that terms levers to automatic deep cuts in spending and tax increases at the start of next year if congress fails to
. ♪ host: good morning, welcome to "washington journal." the fbi investigation that led to the resignation of general david petraeus has expanded to general john allen. the impact of all this on the intelligence community and national security will be part of several hearings on capitol hill later this week. lawmakers return to washington today amid a shake-up of the president obama national security team, facing the looming issue of the so-called fiscal cliff. that is where we want to begin today this morning. president obama will meet later on with labor leaders who are insisting that the president not compromise on cuts to medicare and social security. what is your take on this? avoiding this -- avoiding the fiscal cliff? host: remember, you can send us a clear message, post your comments on facebook, or send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org. courtesy of the newseum, washington, front page of that newspaper and many of the newspapers this morning, including "the washington post," liberal groups prepare for an entitlement fight. this is what zachary goldfarb rights. -- writes. host: ther
preventing the u.s. economy from falling off the fiscal cliff. while washington struggles on a fiscal cliff deal, what should you do about your portfolio? jeff applegate has some answers. he's chief investment officer at morgan stanley smith barney. and home depot hammers home strong gains and lays the foundation for a strong quarter ahead. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." it was another day of cliff- watching here on wall street today. investors and traders are waiting to hear what happens at an important white house meeting on friday between president obama and congressional leaders. they will be talking about ways to solve the so-called "fiscal cliff" dilemma. investors appear cautious about making any big moves until they know whether the cliff will trigger increases in capital gains and dividend taxes. the dow fell almost 59 points, the nasdaq lost 20, and the s&p was down five. meanwhile, in washington, congress returned to work for the first time since september. lawmakers face a long "to-do list," and getting a deal on that fiscal cliff is right at the top. darren
gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military's biggest names. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan, is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms department of defense is investigating allen, and a senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelly, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she is a dedicated mother and a dedicated wife. >> reporter: kelly first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula
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with breaking news out of washington. "the washington post" is reporting tonight that president obama is considering massachusetts senator john kerry as his new secretary of defense. that's right, defense. putting the decorated veteran and former presidential candidate in charge at the pentagon and not at the state department, as had been widely speculated. "the washington post" is sourcing its reporting to unnamed senior administration officials. senator kerry is also not commenting tonight. if senator kerry does move to the cabinet for defense or any other post, there will be an immediate political question for the democrats as to what happens to his u.s. senate seat in massachusetts. senator kerry had mostly been talked about as a potential replacement for secretary of state hillary clinton. the post reporting tonight that that nomination for secretary of state is instead almost certain to go to united nations ambassador susan rice. republicans tried to make into a scandal susan rice's comments after the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. her comments that the attack was though
-in-law calls for the euro. >> she took issue with it. >> in washington, congress once to know -- wants to know why it took them and the president several days to learn about general petraeus. general allen denies doing anything inappropriate. tracyashington, i'm potts. back to you. >> officers responded to call around 10:30 last night. they found a man suffering gunshot wounds. a weekend brawl at a free-market involved two motorcycle gangs. two men face charges. investigators identified the gains as the demons of souls and ouls and the titans motorcycle clubs. police are asking for your help in identifying two men involved in a weekend shooting at a taco bell. they are offering a $2,000 award. it happen on the 700 block of columbia. the manager was shot after confronting someone he thought suspicious outside. he is listed in critical condition this afternoon. if you have information that could help police, call them at -- a baltimore city policeman suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct. police received a call about elliott simon over the weekend. and simon was on duty at the time. h
:00, we'll seat rain showers understanding west to east. we had a little band working through washington in the past 15 minutes. off to the west and to the north, that is where the heaviest rain has been falling up 270 up towards gaithersburg. you get up towards fredericksburg, western portions of mount airy getting a little rain. this is the back edge of our front and the front has already pushed across the bay. it is dragging with the rain shower ask tuft and much cooler air. the other thing you will notice in addition to the rain early this morning, the temperature have cooled off big time overnight. we've fallen back into the mid- 40s but we have winds gusting up to about 30 miles per hour. that is making it feel awfully chilly out there. there is the back end of your front actually mixing with and chaining to a little winter weather there up into pennsylvania. we'll probably see sunshine break out by late morning. it will be a decent afternoon, partly to mostly sunny but blustery and cool. 45 in washington. 46 in leonardtown. let's get west and north. frederick, 41. you are getting
. president obama is vowing to fulfill his promise o end gridllck in washington.obama says: "...you want cooperation. you want action. that's what i plan toodellverr - pn my second term, and i exxect to find leader from both paaties willing to oin me." but the election results, are producing a bit -3 of 'bbltway deja vu...'thee balance of power remainn the 3 wwiteehouse and senate..and republicans in charge of the house.many in connress will not be coming back ii the 113th congress. eighty-ssx lawmakers are retiring, lost or ran for aa iifeeent office. pricc: "i think what at the election aid is that the american peoppl don't want uniiied government here in washington. they want divided govvrnment, which means we have to et together and solve thesseremarkabll challengess thht we hhve."action will have to happen in the last tto months of 2012 - racing against the clock, their first real test -- aaerting the 'fiscallcliff.'hundreds of billions offdollarssof ttx increases and spending cuts autooattcally going into effect january firrt, unless the presi
] ♪ >>> my name is mary numyer. i live in washington but met chris 26 years ago at hastings law school, two blocks from here. we were in the same section in the same study group. when we finished law school we both went to the east coast to work for large law firms. over the years we stayed in close touch. when chris was back from over seas we were frequent tennis partners and would get together for dinners and other events in washington. over the years our families became friends as well. it's been such a pleasure to come to know them and chris's many friends in washington and to watch his career unfold. we met on the first day of school. i sat down in our civil procedure class next to a person who turned out to be named chris highland. shortly thereafter chris stevens sat down next to me. the three of us went to lunch afterwards and became friends from that day forward. chris never tried to be someone special but he was someone special. when we were at hastings his charm and wit were on display from the start. in class he was very articulate and seemed as later in life always very poised
, at all, we understand that general allen is in washington, ahead of what was going to be a confirmation hearing, where does this stand right now. >> that confirmation process has been put on hold for general john allen. they're speeding up the confirmation process for his replacement in afghanistan. we're awaiting of course for the white house to respond on camera. i can tell you that the briefing will likely focus on exclusively on this issue the fallout from general petraeus and now general john allen. white house released this statement in the early hours of this morning, we havegraphic of it. it says, quote at the question of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold his nomination of general allen as saceur pending the investigation of john allen. that's coming from tommy vietor. this is coming the days after president obama won re-election. certainly not how the administration envisioned the first few days of the new term. they are certainly stunned by some of these developments and trying to stay focused on the fiscal cliff, that's something that's pending and poten
." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. the scam which brought down the c.i.a. director spread further. now it is the actions of the top u.s. commander in afghanistan called into question. failing its mandate, the bbc gains access into an internal report showing the united nations failed to protect civilians in sri lanka. >> they left actually at the moment the population needed them more than ever. the government wanted them out of the way essentially because they didn't want anyone to see what was happening. >> running the world in just a week. a marathon man on a mission that boo leave most of us in the dust. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. bizarre. it is the only way to describe the scandal that has already claimed the job of the c.i.a. director and now has america's top commander in afghanistan under investigation. both are strange enough, but how do you explain the addition of a shirtless f.b.i. agent and 30,000 e-mails. here is the latest. >> it is a washington drama with a stellar cast. the spy chief, the top general a
outward from the pentagon today, and across official washington. the name of u.s. marine general john allen, the top american commander in afghanistan, surfaced overnight in the scandal that began friday with david petraeus resigning at c.i.a. director. unnamed defense officials say the military is now investigating possibly, quote, inappropriate communications between allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. she had reported getting harassing emails from another woman, paula broadwell. the f.b.i. investigation that followed uncovered broadwell's affair with petraeus. but according to the newest revelations, agents also found extensive contacts between kelley and general allen. the f.b.i. notifieded the pentagon on sunday. last night spokesman george little read a statement from defense secretary leon panetta on a flight to australia. >> today the secretary directed that the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense for investigation. it is now in the hands of the department of the secretary-general. >> brown: early news accounts said allen and kelley exch
in september at the u.n., and now we have interesting results from two states here from washington state and from colorado. in addition to the many states -- i think there are 17 or 18 -- where marijuana can be used for medicinal purposes. in these two states, they can be used for recreational purposes. there we have the pressure from the region joined with some of the pressure and trends in shift in public opinion in the u.s., which i think will contribute an ad to greater pressure on the administration at the national level to rethink its policy on drugs, which is clearly having very negative effects are perceived to having negative effects in terms of crime, violence, and corruption in many countries in latin america. i think obama administration will probably say it has done some things to move forward on this issue, talking about shared responsibility, but i think despite some changes in the discourse, the essential elements of the policy have been pretty unchanged until now. again, this does open some -- possibilities. the reaction in mexico will be particularly critical to see whe
as well. the incoming freshman class for the 113th congress is in washington this week. democrats in that freshman class met with reporters today and that's one of the events we covered and you will find that in our video library at cspan .org. four bills and votes if requested coming up at 6:30 eastern. s. 1956. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: senate 1956, an act to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the united states from participating in the european union's emissions trading scheme, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from florida, mr. mica, and the gentleman from west virginia, mr. rahall, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from florida. mr. mica: first of all, mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on s. 19356. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. mica: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker p
the award. he is the first rookie of the year here in washington in 53 years. angel else outfielder mike trout a almost rookie of the year. manager of the year award will be announced this year and davey johnson in the running. maybe we'll have another one. n >>> we still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. >>> happy tuesday. live look outside right now. november13th, 2012. some rain, a tad bit chilly outside. things are changing but then again, it is wintertime and it is november. you kind of expect that. >> we're getting this. getting toward that time. good morning. you'll sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. here is tucker barnes to talk about our changing weather. >> it got a lot cooler out, didn't it? feels like fall now. it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. the rain has moved in. -- it felt like september yesterday and much cooler air has moved in overnight. are pretty much looking at our high temperatures right now. we'll start with the radar and cold front coming through and there are your rain showers. and the
in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers returning to washington want the hear what he has to -- to hear what he has to say about the giddily attack on the -- deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> i think it's absolutely imperative that general petraeus come and testify. >> reporter: some congressional leaders have also called for a joint house senate probe into the petraeus scandal. the white house says the president was surprised to hear about the petraeus investigation. and the president thinks highly of general allen's work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, anita back to you. >> the details just keep coming. thanks danielle. the fbi is preparing a timeline for congress about the investigation that led to the discovery of the affair involving petraeus. some lawmakers have said they should have known about this earlier. coming up in just a few minutes we're going to hear from the "washington post" editor who helped write the petraeus book with broadwell. >>> we've got some breaking news on a major announcement by d.c. schools chancellor
is not in afghanistan tonight. he came here to washington for a hearing that was to be held tomorrow. it has been put off, day after tomorrow on, what allen still hope will be his promotion to a better job. instead, his reputation is being called into question. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, was on track to be nato commander until the disclosure that he is under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley, a socialite in tampa and general allen allegedly exchanged e-mails and documents that were called inappropriate. allen insisted there was no affair. kelley's complaints that she was getting harassing e-mails led the fbi to paula broadwell and the affair between broadwell and general david petraeus. unlike petraeus who has admitted infidelity and resign as director of the cia, allen got a vote of confidence today from president obama. >> he has faith in general allen. he believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. >> reporter: the petraeus scandal has washington stunned. some are angry that the afghan war costing so many u.s. lives and dollars was hardly mentioned until th
've seen this time and again in washington and elsewhere. you know, these investigations take on a life of their own, they become exercises in self-justification and you don't want to -- it's very hard on a human level to say, oh, well, forget because people get invested in this. who was the responsible -- there was some moment where that decision either was made, which seems unclear to me, and then this leaks anyway. or it wasn't. and so -- where was that? and when it involves these people do you not go to the attorney general? >> and, by the way, i want to know when -- was the attorney general brought? in why did the attorney general know? when did the attorney general know it? is the fbi really conducting investigation of the cia director without the attorney general knowing that the fbi's conducting -- >> and the white house counsel. how could the white house counsel. >> the white house counsel has to know. and let me tell you something, i'm not going to say how i know this, but let me tell you something, there are some people high up in official washington that knew about this. i k
portions of the viewing area. things will be winding down here shortly. temperatures, 45 now in washington. it's 45 degrees in washington. 61 in boston. up ahead of the front, temperatures remain mild. look what's going ono the north and west. 32 in pittsburgh. 27 in columbus. much colder air this afternoon and tonight. overnight tonight into your early wednesday, close to the freezing mark here in the city. get ready for much cooler air later. breezy conditions, overnight lows. wednesday, thursday, friday look great. a little on the cool side. showers around here by sunday/monday. >> tucker, thank you. >> let's go to julie right now. the latest on our on time traffic. >> on time is wish full thinking this morning. . >> a couple accidents this morning. here we go. outer loop of the beltway. notice i said outer loop westbound 495. that's where the accident occurred tying up the right side of the road leaving route 1 all the way over to connecticut avenue. almost hour and a half commute on that outer loop alone. big delays southbound on 95 travel in headed out towards the belt day. southboun
here in washington. >> guest: well, i think there's definitely been a big focus on wireless, and what the capability is. we're out there in the world today and understand that the spectrum limitations are real. engineers tell you about that, you just can't deliver the bandwidth we need to really accomplish the goals that businesses and consumers want in their homes, and so what we're trying to do at is constantly remind people without the wired network, you're not going to have the wireless network, and so the policymakers, i think, understand it better than ever that you need fiber facilities into these cell towers in order to enable them to carry broadband at fastst -- faster and faster speeds and capabilities in the home. >> host: jeff gardner is president and ceo of the windstream corporation, and he, this year is, chairman of the group u.s. telecom, and john barbagallo is with bloomberg. >> one issue is how to pay for the fund going forward. there was a step in reorienting the fund to support broadband service rather than telephone service, and for years while the funds supported
when a gust of wind helped push the spirit of washington into an f.b.i. boat, a d.c. police boat and finally the john glenn. the 50-year-old glenn ended up with a 15-foot long gash in its hole peeling its back like a can opener. at issue today is whether to continue trying to get grants for repairs to the glenn or start lobbying capitol hill for funds to buy a new state of the art rescue boat. >> there are some challenges internally that the members have figured out how to work around but we need to get the boat in order. >> reporter: bruce johnson, 9news now. >>> in other d.c. news, today the former d.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hope
tuesday. 44 degrees right now in washington. it got chilly overnight. 41 out at dulles. mix in winds out of the northwest and earlier gusting to 30. sustained wind of 14 here. and we have the makings for a very cool day. highs will only be in the upper 40s this afternoon. and mix in the winds and it's going to feel a lot more like november like it has the next several days. here's your forecast and high temperatures, i think we did this during the midnight hour. upper 40s to 50 this afternoon. but we should be done with the rain here shortly. much of your day will be partial to mostly sunny skies. more details on that 7 day in just a minute. back up stairs to you. >> all right. thank you, tucker. >>> new developments in the david patraeus resignation. the sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director patras. general john allen is now under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> she is the same woman who got harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. she was allegedly having an affair with. former director of the cia says patraeu
names in washington it is becoming more complicated. the petraeus affair has no entangled and other top military figure, the leader of troops in afghanistan, general john allen. >> 11 news reporter steve handlesman does with the very latest. >> good evening from capitol hill. general allan is not in afghanistan. he is here in washington tonight just in time for his reputation to be called into question. general john allen, the u.s. commander in afghanistan was on track to become nato commander until the disclosure that he was under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley in general allen allegedly exchanged emails and documents suspected of being inappropriate. allen insisted that there was no affair. >> she complains she was getting harassing emails and lead fbi to the affair. allenn got a vote of confidence today. >> he believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. some are angry that the afghan war, costing some u.s. lives and dollars, was hardly mentioned until this. >> and now we are becoming obsessed with the sex life of the director of the cia and the commander? a bit of
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